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110845 Dihydroxyacetone

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CAS #EC NumberHill FormulaChemical FormulaMolar Mass
96-26-4 202-494-5 C₃H₆O₃ CO(CH₂OH)₂ 90.07 g/mol

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      Catalogue Number110845
      SynonymsDHA, DHA, 1,3-Dihydroxidimethyl ketone
      Product Information
      CAS number96-26-4
      EC number202-494-5
      Hill FormulaC₃H₆O₃
      Chemical formulaCO(CH₂OH)₂
      Molar Mass90.07 g/mol
      HS Code2914 40 90
      Structure formula ImageStructure formula Image
      ApplicationDihydroxyacetone pure, not for cosmetic purposes. CAS No. 96-26-4, EC Number 202-494-5.
      Biological Information
      Physicochemical Information
      Boiling point188 °C (decomposition),OECD Test Guideline 103
      Density1.52 g/cm3 (20 °C) OECD Test Guideline 109
      Melting Point96.5 °C Monomer
      pH value4 - 6 (50 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
      Vapor pressure<0.01 Pa (20 °C)
      Solubility930 g/l
      Materials Information
      Toxicological Information
      LD 50 oralLD50 Rat > 16000 mg/kg
      Safety Information according to GHS
      Storage class10 - 13 Other liquids and solids
      WGKWGK 1 slightly hazardous to water
      Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
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      Product Usage Statements
      Storage and Shipping Information
      StorageStore at +2°C to +8°C.
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      Transport Information
      Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RIDKein Gefahrgut
      Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGRNo Dangerous Good
      Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-CodeNo Dangerous Good
      Supplemental Information
      Appearancewhite-yellowish finecrystalline-freeflowing powder, eventually with granular parts.
      Identity (IR-spectrum)conforms
      Assay (calc. on anhydrous substance)≥ 94.0 %
      Appearance of solutionclear to faintly turbid
      Appearance of the solution (colour)≤ 50 Hazen
      pH-value (5 %; water)3.0 - 6.0
      Heavy metals (as Pb)≤ 0.001 %
      Glycerol (TLC)≤ 0.5 %
      Sulfated ash (600 °C)≤ 0.20 %
      Water (according to Karl Fischer)≤ 0.50 %